LEC Increases Customers’ Connection, moves into communities

The Liberia Electricity Corporation has embarked on a massive customer’s connection campaign. The campaign which was launched in Clara Town is aim at giving more people access to electricity. The campaign will also address the over 2500 back log of new connections andfaulty meters.Several communities have already benefited from the campaign through the LEC direct connection of meters to homes, the replacement of faulty meters, broken poles and transformers. The team, with just few weeks of operations has achieved a lot. The team oversaw the connection of 250 homes and the installation of 63 streets in Raymond Town, Harrisburg Township. 530 street lights were installed across the LEC network and 1000 additional homes were connected in Matadi. The campaign has since spread to other parts the LEC network including: Rehab, ELWA, Dupot Road and SD Cooper Road. Others areas are Gardnersville, Stephen Tolbert Estate and lower Johnsonville. During the launched of the campaign in Clara Town, the Managing Director of LEC, Foday Soko Sackor told residents that the new management team will make the corporation more accessible with the aim of increasing customers’ connections. “This is a new LEC. We want to ensure that our services are more accessible to the public. This service is for you and from now on we will come to you,” Mr. Soko Sackor said.

Management, he said is overhauling customer services procedure to minimize connection time. He warned residents against power theft, which is causing the corporation losses in revenue.

The MD vowed to wage a massive campaign against power theft across the LEC network in an effort to curb the phenomenon. The MD promised a more customer centric management team, that will go out and address customers complaints.

“We will be out in the communities every week to ensure that our services are made available to you. All deputy managing directors, managers will henceforth go ou in the field to ensure that we serve you more efficiently.